Nothing is the same. It never will be. We will have to find new ways. Always. Our latest walk in Münsterbusch & Brander Wald, home of the Mysterious Pasture Beech. It looked quite different after the storms.
Last spring I wrote about our Martial Magnolia, a beautiful tree that grows right next to the building of our beloved teacher’s Dojang. Yesterday I was reminded of it, as I encountered a beautiful blooming magnolia tree while shopping for groceries. It made me think of our martial arts classes, which will be on hold… Read More Magnolia Revisited
Last weekend’s walk in Eschweiler Wald featured toads, butterflies (hard to photograph, very fast ones!) trees, birds and fresh spring water. A moment to free our minds and rinse our souls.. Enjoy!
Our current backyard situation.. Daisies and daffodils. Sounds like a very mellow sixties rock band. How is spring looking where you are?
This weekend Mr E and I revisited a circular walk in Langerwehe, (Eifel), one which we first discovered a summer ago. It was.. different. Darker. Wilder. More raw. The winter storms have claimed their toll. It made our walk quite a bit more adventurous than expected. We clambered, crouched, jumped and crawled, making our way through the… Read More Langerwehe Afterstorm
First walk of spring – it’s been too long with the winds! – along route A1 in Würmtaler Wald. I’m happy to report that spring is indeed springing, birds are already singing, and ‘our’ poplar of Pley has bravely weathered the storms. Enjoy! What are your favourite walking spots? Let me know in the comments… Read More Würmtaler Walk after the Winds
Another post on nature appreciation. Spring is almost here.. Everything lives in cycles. Growth often happens unseen. Sending much love to you.
With Valentine’s day just around the corner – and it’s own interesting links to Greek (geek!) mythology – let us delve into the world of roses. Rose Facts Did you know: The oldest rose fossils are at least 35 million years old? (found in Colorado) The oldest still living rose (bush) is the ‘thousand-year-rose’ of Hildesheim (‘home… Read More The oldest Rose
When nothing is taken for granted.. We’ll grow to appreciate. Love. Nature. Life. From our walk in Hürtgenwald. Hang in there. And feel free to reach out if you can use a virtual ear.
Sunshine, crisp air and fresh green leaves – it felt almost like a springtime walk. January 2020 – Würmtal walking route A1. Enjoy!